GDC Technology announced today the option to upgrade the award-winning GDC SX-4000 Standalone Integrated Media Block to DTS:X supporting the immersive audio bitstream. This upgrade is designed to support SMPTE’s immersive audio bitstream standard ST 2098-2, which represents a major milestone towards the goal of delivering a single interoperable immersive audio format for theatrical distribution.
Arts Alliance Media today announced that Grand Cinemas will introduce a MediaMation immersive MX4D Motion EFX Theatre to their forthcoming projects in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia which are due to open in 2022. The announcement follows the news earlier this week that AAM is now the sole cinema reseller of MX4D products globally.
Arts Alliance Media has announced an agreement to become the sole cinema reseller of MediaMation MX4D products across all global territories. MMI continues to provide interactive solutions for attractions, cinemas, exhibits, theatres, and real-time physics engines for VR and eSports, with their immersive MX4D Motion EFX seats leading an impressive solution portfolio.
MGM Studios and Eon Productions announced today that No Time To Die will be releasing in CJ 4DPlex’s immersive 270-degree panoramic ScreenX for the first time. The 25th Bond film will release from September 30 through Universal Pictures International and in the U.S on October 8 through MGM via their United Artists Releasing banner.
Deluxe, the global provider of digital and cloud-based services to the world’s leading content production studios and distributors, has formed a new division, Deluxe Events, to provide content mastering, localization, and distribution for physical, virtual, and hybrid experiences.
MediaMation co-founder Dan Jamele has returned to the company as CEO after a three-year hiatus. In 1991, he and co-founder Alison Jamele began the company which manufactures the programmable MX4D Motion EFX seats.
CMX Cinemas is installing D-Box haptic seats in five new locations across the United States and will include them in two existing locations that are scheduled for renovation by the end of 2023. This will bring the total number of D-Box haptic seats in CMX Cinemas to nearly 500 and will drive the total number of D-Box screens up to 15.
CJ 4DPlex and AmazeVR have formed a partnership to source the work of leading artists and secure talent to develop innovative immersive music experiences. The goal of this collaboration is to create immersive shows that will be created and distributed for ScreenX showings and movie theaters, particularly those with 4DX.
In what its organizers are billing as a groundbreaking film festival event, the first annual Dome Fest West will take place October 8-10 at the Orange Coast College Planetarium in Costa Mesa, California. Dome Fest West is 360-degree film festival and conference that will bring together the filmmaking community, Hollywood filmmakers and up-and-coming immersive content creators.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cinemovida in Perpignan, France was thinking about the future of cinema and wanted the latest in theatre innovation ready for new and returning patrons. The end result is a 60-seat MX4D theatre from MediaMation.